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Elyse Meaney, LMT CMLDT

“Skilled touch is health maintenance, not a luxury.”

Originally from Dallas, Elyse studied cultural anthropology at Hendrix College and medicine at the University of Arkansas, spent years in corporate and raising five children, before realizing she was called to work with people, one on one, in the communication of nonjudgmental, therapeutic touch. Graduating with 1035+ hours from Healing Spirits Massage Training Program in Boulder, and is a certified Dementia Specialist. She developed ‘Alzheimer’s Touch Therapy,’ a specialty she devised that addresses the somatic needs of those unable to communicate because of cognitive deficits related to progressive dementias.

She especially wants people to know that massage is proven to help manage chronic pain, measurably promotes tissue healing after injury, and restores focus/clarity to the mind. She maintains a private office in Boulder, treats dementia/Alzheimer’s patients onsite in memory care units and seniors in communities all over the Front Range, and trains healthcare professionals on how to work with dementia sufferers. She is available to work in:

  • Neuromuscular Therapy/Specific Injury treatment
  • Facilitated Stretching
  • Myofascial Release
  • Structural Integration
  • Deep Tissue
  • Sports (pre/post event + injury treatment)
  • ACE Cupping (whole body including face)
  • Abdominal/Diaphragm Release
  • Swedish
  • Shiatsu (Japanese acupressure)
  • Prenatal/pregnancy
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder: both Klose and Chikly methods)
  • Nurturing acupressure for the medically frail, including all stages of dementia, in-home or facility, including wheelchairs/bedridden AND restorative touch for their caregivers